Residents in a Borders town can now access local help and support during the Covid-19 crisis.

Longtown Coronavirus Support Group is working with the Arthuret Parish Council to ensure that everybody in the town is supported.

They are offering to pick up prescriptions, do some shopping, and to provide up-to-date government advice and local information that may affect residents.

There are a variety of ways to get support if it is needed.

n Contact the Longtown Coronavirus Support Group on Facebook.

n Email the Arthuret Parish Council on

n Call the Arthuret Parish Council on 01228 791739 between 10am and 5pm.

Other schemes that Longtown residents can benefit from are in the process of being set-up.